Director of Learning and Engagement, OPERA America

Brava!  Thank you so much for sharing your gifts, experience, and depth of knowledge with us.  Your presentations truly anchored the program.  I really appreciate the time and thought you put into tailoring the information to the opera world and to their personal experiences.  That really made the difference.  I look forward to the rest of the week with this …

Pianist, DMA and Juilliard Faculty member

Astrid is one of the most inspiring people I know, having been incredibly successful in both her first career as a lawyer and her family life, while maintaining one of the most upbeat, optimistic, and forward-thinking personalities out there. Through innovative thinking, genuine care and concern, and an immensely organized approach, Astrid has helped me refocus my core values, reshape …

Attorney, AmLaw100 Firm

The best thing about Astrid is [her] energy and positive attitude. …Thank you for all your help, Astrid. You really help break things down and put it in a light that makes it realistic and possible. . Thank you for that and for showing such a great interest in me. I appreciate it. — ACG, New York, NY

Attorney

Astrid is an invaluable resource for ALL lawyers in transition.  I felt lost and defeated after years of working at a law firm,and I wanted to make a change but didn\’t know how.  Astrid immediately inspired confidence and helped me make positive changes in my career and personal life.  The coaching process was empowering as I re-discovered my strengths and …

Composer

Astrid Baumgardner is a wonderful and inspiring coach who genuinely cares about her students’ and colleagues’ dreams.  She helps us achieve larger goals by using a positive and realistic approach to organizing our time for succeeding in the smaller goals along the way. Andy A, Princeton, NJ

Pianist, DMA and Juilliard Faculty Member

Astrid is one of the most inspiring people I know, having been incredibly successful in both her first career as a lawyer and her family life, while maintaining one of the most upbeat, optimistic, and forward-thinking personalities out there. — MS, New York, NY

Attorney at Amlaw 100 firm

My colleagues and I benefited immensely from Astrid’s communications and branding workshops.  She established a great rapport with our group so that everyone felt comfortable discussing their strengths, weaknesses and individual styles of communication.  Astrid provided specific and concrete tools for creating a unique brand that was meaningful to both very junior and very senior lawyers.  We left each session …

Freelance Horn Player and Manhattan School of Music Graduate

[Career Planning for Music Entrepreneurs] was a fantastic workshop.  In many ways, I wish that the topics covered in your seminar were part of the core curriculum for conservatory training. For musicians, self-esteem is closely related to artistic success which is in turn deeply intertwined with successful artistic endeavors.  Goal-setting strategies, project planning, asking the key questions which help to unlock hidden information— these are the skills necessary for building a platform of success.